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Monetizing A Public IP:Port Proxy

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by xNotch, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. xNotch

    xNotch Registered Member

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    How does a proxy make money? Im talking IP:port type proxies not CGI/web-proxies. I could understand monetizing a web-proxy. Throw up some ads and your good to go.

    On an IP:port proxy on the other hand every request will come from your server so any ad network that wants to stay in business for more than a month would never pay you. It would just be way too easy to rip them off.

    The only thing I could come up with was storing users data and selling it off (log-in info, banking info, etc).
     
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  2. dsxslayer

    dsxslayer Newbie

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    I'm not sure if such proxies are making any money.
    But in case of http traffic another thing could be rewriting http responses and injecting your ads promoting your own projects.